The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 359 358 400
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +42
Permanent jobs citing BGP 794 942 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.86% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 5.08% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 667 759 681
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16543 18546 20812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 16.91% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13752 15271 16624
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 740 £50,000 - 74
London -28 311 £55,000 - 35
South East -5 225 £50,000 - 21
Surrey +59 74 £42,500 -9.09% 5
City of London +32 67 £52,500 -8.69% 10
West Midlands -29 58 £45,000 -12.62% 3
Berkshire -54 58 £52,500 -4.54% 8
East of England +14 54 £47,750 +0.52% 4
Hampshire -3 46 £40,000 -16.66% 6
North West +50 40 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Reading -12 37 £52,500 -2.32% 5
Yorkshire +35 33 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Birmingham -54 29 £50,000 -3.84%
Manchester +14 28 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Scotland +20 27 £41,250 -11.29% 2
Hertfordshire +27 25 £45,000 -14.28% 2
West Yorkshire +20 21 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Basingstoke -15 20 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Southampton +5 18 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Rochdale - 18 £35,750 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +32 16 £45,000 +5.88%
West Sussex +14 16 £48,750 +8.33%
Edinburgh +18 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Leeds +19 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bedfordshire +17 13 £52,500 - 1
Cambridge +8 13 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Camberley +1 13 £36,500 -36.52% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 13 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 12 £65,000 +23.80%
Oxfordshire -12 12 £57,500 +10.57% 1

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP.

1 1423 (85.06%) Cisco
2 1299 (77.64%) OSPF
3 1144 (68.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1047 (62.58%) MPLS
5 976 (58.34%) Firewall
6 947 (56.60%) CCNP
7 736 (43.99%) WAN
8 720 (43.04%) Juniper
9 706 (42.20%) VPN
10 622 (37.18%) LAN
11 610 (36.46%) EIGRP
12 506 (30.25%) CCNA
13 457 (27.32%) TCP/IP
14 455 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
15 405 (24.21%) Data Centre
16 401 (23.97%) CheckPoint
17 396 (23.67%) F5
18 386 (23.07%) Wireless
19 370 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
20 335 (20.02%) DNS
21 333 (19.90%) Network Security
22 298 (17.81%) Telecoms
23 296 (17.69%) Linux
24 287 (17.15%) VoIP
25 275 (16.44%) ITIL
26 271 (16.20%) VLAN
27 268 (16.02%) IPsec
28 257 (15.36%) HSRP
29 252 (15.06%) Network Design
30 250 (14.94%) Finance

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (2.09%) OpenStack
2 25 (1.49%) Skype for Business
3 24 (1.43%) IIS
4 19 (1.14%) Apache
5 15 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.66%) nginx
7 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.18%) SAS
9 3 (0.18%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.12%) Confluence
10 2 (0.12%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.12%) uWSGI
11 1 (0.060%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 72 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 59 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 36 (2.15%) MS Office
4 6 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.060%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.85%) IaaS
3 21 (1.26%) SaaS
4 16 (0.96%) Office 365
5 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.30%) PaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.060%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.060%) GitHub
9 1 (0.060%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1299 (77.64%) OSPF
2 1047 (62.58%) MPLS
3 976 (58.34%) Firewall
4 736 (43.99%) WAN
5 706 (42.20%) VPN
6 622 (37.18%) LAN
7 610 (36.46%) EIGRP
8 457 (27.32%) TCP/IP
9 455 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
10 386 (23.07%) Wireless
11 370 (22.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 335 (20.02%) DNS
13 333 (19.90%) Network Security
14 287 (17.15%) VoIP
15 271 (16.20%) VLAN
16 268 (16.02%) IPsec
17 257 (15.36%) HSRP
18 213 (12.73%) SSL
19 203 (12.13%) DHCP
20 196 (11.72%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (1.37%) MySQL
2 19 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.48%) Big Data
4 4 (0.24%) Informix
4 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.18%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.18%) Redis
5 3 (0.18%) TokuMX
6 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.12%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.060%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.060%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.54%) JIRA
5 8 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.42%) git-flow
7 5 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.18%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 298 (17.81%) Telecoms
2 250 (14.94%) Finance
3 91 (5.44%) Banking
4 24 (1.43%) Games
4 24 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 20 (1.20%) German Language
5 20 (1.20%) Marketing
6 18 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.02%) Italian Language
8 16 (0.96%) Retail
9 12 (0.72%) French Language
10 11 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.60%) Publishing
12 9 (0.54%) Electronics
13 8 (0.48%) Billing
14 7 (0.42%) Advertising
14 7 (0.42%) Legal
15 5 (0.30%) Back Office
15 5 (0.30%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 961 (57.44%) Network Engineer
2 288 (17.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 264 (15.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 245 (14.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 157 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 152 (9.09%) Network Support
7 137 (8.19%) Consultant
8 127 (7.59%) Network Support Engineer
9 119 (7.11%) Security Engineer
10 114 (6.81%) Juniper Engineer
11 105 (6.28%) Network Consultant
11 105 (6.28%) Network Security Engineer
12 75 (4.48%) NOC Engineer
13 71 (4.24%) Architect
14 68 (4.06%) Analyst
14 68 (4.06%) Network Specialist
15 58 (3.47%) Network Analyst
16 57 (3.41%) Cisco Support
17 54 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 54 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (5.86%) 802.1X
2 16 (0.96%) XMPP
3 12 (0.72%) LAMP
4 11 (0.66%) Web Services
5 8 (0.48%) CSS
5 8 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (0.48%) XML
6 7 (0.42%) Middleware
6 7 (0.42%) Node.js
7 5 (0.30%) RFC 2547
8 4 (0.24%) Django
8 4 (0.24%) OpenDaylight
8 4 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.18%) HTML
9 3 (0.18%) JSON
9 3 (0.18%) REST
9 3 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.18%) Ultra Messaging
10 2 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
10 2 (0.12%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 405 (24.21%) Data Centre
2 112 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (4.42%) Virtual Team
4 56 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 44 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 37 (2.21%) IPTV
8 29 (1.73%) PKI
9 25 (1.49%) Clustering
9 25 (1.49%) Over-the-Top Content
10 24 (1.43%) Private Cloud
11 21 (1.26%) Driving Licence
12 15 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 15 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (0.84%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.60%) Fintech
15 9 (0.54%) Statistics
15 9 (0.54%) Wiki
16 8 (0.48%) Online Games
16 8 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 296 (17.69%) Linux
2 226 (13.51%) Windows
3 126 (7.53%) Windows Server
4 99 (5.92%) Unix
5 35 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.49%) Debian
8 23 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.60%) CentOS
10 10 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.36%) Solaris
13 5 (0.30%) CatOS
14 4 (0.24%) Android
14 4 (0.24%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.18%) VyOS
15 3 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (16.44%) ITIL
2 252 (15.06%) Network Design
3 212 (12.67%) Load Balancing
4 154 (9.21%) Network Monitoring
5 153 (9.15%) High Availability
6 150 (8.97%) Change Management
7 143 (8.55%) Network Management
8 109 (6.52%) Presales
9 103 (6.16%) Project Management
10 101 (6.04%) Change Control
11 83 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 65 (3.89%) Capacity Planning
13 60 (3.59%) Migration
14 59 (3.53%) Mentoring
15 57 (3.41%) Service Delivery
16 56 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
17 54 (3.23%) Network Architecture
18 53 (3.17%) Configuration Management
19 49 (2.93%) Incident Management
20 45 (2.69%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 117 (6.99%) Python
2 90 (5.38%) Perl
3 67 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 32 (1.91%) PHP
5 26 (1.55%) SQL
6 24 (1.43%) Tcl
7 23 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 21 (1.26%) C
9 18 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 11 (0.66%) Ruby
11 4 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.18%) C++
12 3 (0.18%) Java
13 2 (0.12%) R
14 1 (0.060%) C#
14 1 (0.060%) Korn
14 1 (0.060%) Lisp
14 1 (0.060%) VB
14 1 (0.060%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1144 (68.38%) Cisco Certification
2 947 (56.60%) CCNP
3 506 (30.25%) CCNA
4 235 (14.05%) CCIE
5 115 (6.87%) Degree
6 106 (6.34%) Security Cleared
7 104 (6.22%) JNCIA
8 91 (5.44%) SC Cleared
9 87 (5.20%) JNCIS
10 83 (4.96%) CCDP
11 66 (3.95%) CCSP
12 56 (3.35%) CCSE
13 50 (2.99%) JNCIP
14 42 (2.51%) CCIP
15 38 (2.27%) CCSA
16 36 (2.15%) CCVP
17 32 (1.91%) CCDA
18 27 (1.61%) DV Cleared
19 26 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (8.85%) SLA
2 63 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.08%) QA
5 10 (0.60%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.18%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.060%) JSP 440
System Software
1 124 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.61%) KVM
5 24 (1.43%) vSphere
6 19 (1.14%) NFS
7 17 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 16 (0.96%) XenApp
9 15 (0.90%) Firmware
10 13 (0.78%) Xen
11 12 (0.72%) vCloud
12 11 (0.66%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.54%) Docker
13 9 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.30%) Postfix
15 5 (0.30%) ProxySG
15 5 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
16 4 (0.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 53 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 48 (2.87%) Nagios
3 44 (2.63%) Cacti
4 42 (2.51%) SolarWinds Orion
5 40 (2.39%) Puppet
6 36 (2.15%) FortiGate
7 34 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
8 26 (1.55%) Ansible
9 23 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (1.20%) OpenNMS
11 19 (1.14%) SCCM
12 18 (1.08%) Netcool
13 17 (1.02%) OpenView
14 16 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
15 15 (0.90%) HP NNM
16 14 (0.84%) logstash
17 10 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
17 10 (0.60%) SCOM
17 10 (0.60%) ZABBIX
18 9 (0.54%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1423 (85.06%) Cisco
2 720 (43.04%) Juniper
3 401 (23.97%) CheckPoint
4 396 (23.67%) F5
5 216 (12.91%) VMware
6 187 (11.18%) Palo Alto
7 155 (9.26%) SolarWinds
8 152 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 102 (6.10%) HP
10 95 (5.68%) Brocade
11 74 (4.42%) Fortinet
12 72 (4.30%) Citrix
13 70 (4.18%) Riverbed
14 66 (3.95%) Avaya
15 47 (2.81%) Aruba
16 37 (2.21%) Blue Coat
17 33 (1.97%) Huawei
17 33 (1.97%) Red Hat
18 29 (1.73%) Ericsson
19 24 (1.43%) NetScout
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £58K Plus 30% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 25,000-30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £66,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Inc Shift Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £50000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago